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Workforce

A bad labor situation just got worse

New data shows that the universe of potential hires is growing far more slowly than the number of jobs being created by restaurant openings.

Marketing

At last: IHOP debuts a pancake and pizza mashup

The chain will introduce the Pancizza on a limited scale in commemoration of National Pizza Day.

With new elected officials taking office as a result of last November’s elections, a spotlight is turning on new labor proposals.

Howard Schultz isn’t the only member of the industry who’s eyeing the Oval Office. Here’s the dark horse.

The real torrent should start Thursday, according to new research.

Geoff Hill of Roark Capital was tapped to head the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Each organization also announced its new slate of directors.

The operator was accused in an EEOC action of hiring women for bartender jobs.

The data was compiled and presented to the National Labor Relations Board as part of the argument from the International Franchise Association that a stricter, more precise definition is necessary.

Comps and guest counts rose for both of the company’s casual brands.

The research shows that saturation theorists were correct in attributing traffic problems to a development binge.

A look at traffic gainers vs. guest-count losers shows these common traits.

The appointment was one of several high-level executive changes intended to position the steakhouse operator for growth.